US Intelligence Assessment Backs Fears for Afghan Women

May 4, 2021 mtadmin 0

A newly declassified U.S. intelligence assessment warns that women in Afghanistan are likely to see their rights disappear should the Taliban come to power following the withdrawal of U.S. forces.The two-page Sense of the Community Memorandum, released…

Mali Woman Gives Birth to 9 Babies, Government Says

May 4, 2021 mtadmin 0

A Malian woman gave birth to nonuplets in Morocco on Tuesday, and all nine babies are “doing well,” her government said, although Moroccan authorities had yet to confirm what would be an extremely rare case. Mali’s government flew 25-year-old Halima…

US Envoy Heads to Horn of Africa

May 3, 2021 mtadmin 0

NEW YORK – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is sending his special envoy for the Horn of Africa to the region Tuesday in a bid to de-escalate tensions.In a statement, Blinken said Ambassador Jeffrey Feltman will visit Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia and…